See and do
Rodez is Aveyron’s prefecture and largest town.
If you want to take advantage of Rodez’s unique heritage, summer events and leisure activities (golf, horse riding, swimming pools) are also on the agenda.
A contemporary, internationally famous painter, Pierre Soulages was born in Rodez in 1919. A museum dedicated to the artist was created in his place of birth. It houses work by Pierre Soulages and large temporary exhibitions.
HISTORIC TOWN CENTRE
Rodez through the ages. Cathedral, bishop's palace (exterior), 14th, 15th and 16th century listed houses. Themed visits are organised for individuals according to the time of year.
Musée des Beaux Arts Denys-Puech
Next to works by the sculptor Aveyronnais Denys PUECH (1854-1942), famous for his feminine portraits imbued with melancholy, the museum presents an important collection of contemporary art.